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Water Falling

Cliff jumps and high dives near portland.

Summer Guide
 When I was a child, manhood came at age 12. This was when I was first allowed to plummet from the 20-foot high dive at the Oregon City pool, thus proving my mastery of both fear and death. But i   More
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE, Adrienne So, AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: Grant’s Land

His Girl Friday’s fast talk hides a deranged mind.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Hannibal Lecter managed to seduce the FBI’s top minds with his devious charm. Alex DeLarge controlled an army of droogs. Ferris Bueller duped the entire city of Chicago to do his bidding so he   More
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: Made In Oregon

Celebrating Oregon movies that aren’t The Goonies.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Whenever conversation turns to Oregon film, it invariably goes in two directions: either to Gus Van Sant or The Goonies. Just flip through this very newspaper. Hell, this weekend, Astoria has a go   More
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 AP KRYZA

Goonie Enough?

30 years later, are the Goonies still Goonies?

Culture Features
The Goonies always had to grow up—especially after 30 years. But have the movie’s young stars retained their Goonieness, that essential mix of heart, underdog drive and inherent weirdness? H   More
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 AP KRYZA

Okay! I’ll Talk!

An oral history of The Goonies in Astoria.

Culture Features
In November of 1984, Hollywood descended on the tiny fishing town of Astoria to shoot a mysterious movie about pirate treasure and something called a Goonie. Thirty years after its release, th   More
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 AP KRYZA

Giant Gila Monster and The Graduate: What to Watch in Portland's Repertory Cinemas May 27-June 2


While you plan your epic summer of outdoor movie revivals drinking White Russians, singing along to Monty Python under the stars and getting your...   More
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 by AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: Open-Air Cinema

Your guide to Portland’s outdoor movie season.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Summer offers a real conundrum for nerds. Sure, you want to get outside and enjoy all that fresh air your friends keep talking about, but then how will you watch The Goonies for the 3,000th time   More
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 AP KRYZA

Cinema's First Werewolf and First Electric Dildo: What to Watch in Portland's Repertory Cinemas May 20-26


Back, with a vengeance, honorary Professor AP Kryza gives us a history lecture this week: Deja View. It ain't summer vacation yet. 
Also Showing:  In 1941, Lon Cheney starred in cinema’s first, and most famo...   More
Thursday, May 21, 2015 by AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: Déjà View

Hitchcock and the art of the remake.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Our Facebook and Twitter feeds tell us a lot about the world. If we vaccinate our children, they will grow tentacles. Obama once ate a kitten. And Hollywood is perhaps the most prolific sexual p   More
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 AP KRYZA
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